Tag: Luguentz Dort

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 8, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #52: Cavs

The Oklahoma City Thunder is riding a season-long 4-game losing streak, and no one should be surprised. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has missed the last 8 games, Luguentz Dort has been out for the last 6, and Darius Bazley hasn’t played since March 4th. Al Horford won’t play another minute this season, and likely won’t ever again for the Thunder. The roster is pretty thin right now, especially lacking in experience.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 7, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #51 Preview: Hornets

The Oklahoma City is in the middle of their worst losing streak of the season right now. For the sixth time during the 2020-21 NBA campaign, the Thunder has lost 3 consecutive games, but none of those other streaks has been as bad as this one.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 5, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #50 Preview: Pistons

The Oklahoma City Thunder is coming off their worst lost of the season—a 133-85 decision to the Portland Trail Blazers—and their worst two-game stretch of the season—2 losses by a combined 85 points. Tonight should offer a more reasonable competition as the Thunder takes on the Detroit Pistons at home.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 3, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #49 Preview: Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder looked much more like the expected tanking team that they are last night as they suffered a scorching 140-103 loss to the Phoenix Suns. There is no rest for the weary, however, as tonight they travel all the way to Portland where they will take on the Portland Trail Blazers.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 2, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #48 Preview: Suns

The Oklahoma City Thunder continues to shock the world when they do what they did on Wednesday night by using a shortened roster to pull off a win against a superior team. The Thunder managed a 113-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors just two days ago despite starting a lineup that features 0 of the players from opening night. Tonight, that same lineup will take on the Phoenix Suns on the road.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 29, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #46 Preview: Mavericks

There is no other way to word it at this point: OKC is tanking. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is out for quite some time, Darius Bazley is still hurt, and Luguentz Dort is currently in concussion protocol, so the Thunder is lacking in the consistency department. Still, this is a great opportunity for the young guns to gain some experienced, and it all starts tonight asa the Thunder hosts the Dallas Mavericks.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 24, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game Preview #44: Grizzlies

The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up a win in Detroit against the Pistons on Monday behind Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 31 points, but tonight, the Thunder will be without their star point guard as they host the Memphis Grizzlies at Chesapeake Energy Arena. SGA is dealing with plantar fascitis in his right foot, so he should be considered game-to-game at this point.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 22, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #43 Preview: Timberwolves

Tonight, the Thunder wraps up a 4-game road trip with a matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Regardless of how you feel about tanking, this isn’t a game that OKC should lose. The Timberwolves are dead last in the Western Conference, STILL behind the Houston Rockets, who have lost 20 consecutive games.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 21, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #42 Preview: Rockets

At the beginning of February, the Oklahoma City Thunder hosted the Houston Rockets twice in 3 days, and those games could not have been more polarizing. In the first one, Houston slapped OKC by 30, but in the second matchup, it was the Thunder with the big win, a 17-point victory over the Rockets. Today, the two teams meet for the third and final time this season.